Is the Milky Way special? with Prof Chris Lintott

David Elder Lecture Programme 2016/17

IS THE MILKY WAY SPECIAL?

with Prof. Chris Lintott

8 Sep 2016 | 1830 & 2000

SOLD OUT!

An interview with Professor Chris Lintott in advance of the lecture

The Universe is teeming with galaxies, in all different shapes and sizes. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is a vast spiral disk of hundreds of billions of stars. But is there anything special about our corner of the cosmos? In this lecture, Prof. Chris Lintott will take you on a journey through the universe using our amazing fulldome digital planetarium.

Prof Chris Lintott is a Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics at Oxford University, presenter of the BBC's "Sky At Night", author, and leader of many citizen science projects.

An audio podcast of this event is available below.

 

Back to David Elder Lecture Series

The David Elder Lectures

  • Lecture Series

    A series of talks in the Planetarium from expert astronomers

  • The Bequest

    Learn about the 'father of marine engineering on the clyde'

  • Past lectures

    Explore previous talks and speakers

TripAdvisor

Glasgow Science Centre